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Our City: an attempt at exhausting a place in Leicester

Call out for poems about Leicester, the city, the county, its people, places of interest, social history, sport or food. 

You can use the city as a backdrop for your poem, or turn it into the main character. It could be set in the past, present or future. It can be about your love of Leicester City FC, a poem about one of the green spaces, there are no hard and fast rules, but it must capture the spirit of Leicester or Leicestershire. It should show your love of and passion for the city.

  • 50 lines maximum
  • Each contributor will receive two complimentary copies of the anthology, published by Dahlia Publishing in October 2019
  • You retain individual copyright of your contribution

Contributions in other languages are welcome and should be accompanied by an English translation.